If you lock your keys in the car, it can be stressful. You may not know how to get them out, or what to do if all your belongings are locked in there as well. And, unfortunately, it is easier to lock yourself out of your car than you think.
Here are some things you can do if you lock your keys in the car.
Call Roadside Assistance
If you are lucky, you may have locked yourself out of your car with your phone in your pocket. This is ideal so you can call roadside assistance. In many cases, this should be your first instinct.
If you have locked your phone inside your car, you may be able to find a roadside assistance number to call printed on a window decal. If not, you can wave down a fellow driver or go to the nearest store to access a phone.
Have A Spare Key
Many cars come with a spare key. But if not, you can have one made. If you have one made, it may be a temporary key that can unlock your car but not start it.
However, this can solve your problem if your main keys are inside the car. Try to keep a spare key on you at all times. You could also keep one in your home so you can call family members or friends to bring it to you if need be.
Invest In A Keyless Car
Newer cars now come with keys that do not need to be put into your car door handle, but open your vehicle simply with the touch of your hand. Investing in a car like this can help you in these situations since they won’t lock you out if your key in on you, or even in your car.
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